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Athens State University

Athens State University is the oldest institution of higher education in Alabama’s state educational system. The institution was founded in 1822 by local citizens and began as Athens Female Academy. Ownership of the school was transferred in 1842 to the Methodist Church. In 1975 the Methodist Church gave Athens College to the state of Alabama. This collection includes yearbooks and academic catalogs housed in the Athens State University Library Archives.



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Athens State University is the oldest institution of higher education in Alabama’s state educational system. The institution was founded in 1822 by local citizens and began as Athens Female Academy. Ownership of the school was transferred in 1842 to the Methodist Church. In 1975 the Methodist Church gave Athens College to the state of Alabama. This collection includes yearbooks and academic catalogs housed in the Athens State University Library Archives.


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